Posted to Civic Innovation and Digital Strategy by Astra Kredel
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Tag(s): What Works Cities, science, environmental services, data analytics, civic innovation, bulky item pickup, behavior
Posted to ESD Extra by Carlos Velazquez
Female leadership and gender equality are subjects of intense debate in Silicon Valley, where some women feel stymied by a male-dominated corporate culture.
The City of San José Environmental Services Department, situated in the heart of the valley, draws inspiration from the region’s creativity and innovation. But the department strives for a more equitable workplace culture, one that encourages women to lead and gives them ample opportunities for professional growth.
The mindset starts at the top. ESD is led by a pair of accomplished women: Director Kerrie Romanow and Assistant Director Ashwini Kantak.
Tag(s): women, International Women's Day, female leadership, Environmental Services Department